9 Nov, 2017

CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER’S A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

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Among the 500-plus people gathered at Flourish Atlanta recently for CURE Childhood Cancer’s 13th annual A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes luncheon were more than 250 brave mothers of children with cancer.

Hosted by Chris Glavine, the wife of former major leaguer Tom Glavine, and emceed by former 11Alive anchor Jill Becker, the event honored these special women and raised $400,000 to fund critical pediatric cancer research […]

9 Nov, 2017

JENNY LEVISON – Souper Jenny

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Chef Jenny Levison is known by many as “Souper Jenny” for her popular eateries in Buckhead, Brookhaven, Decatur and the Westside that serve healthy soups, salads and sandwiches.

She brings the same homemade spirit to her epic annual holiday gatherings. For the last five or so years, the Atlanta native, who lives in the Buckhead area, has thrown a holiday party for around 50 to 75 people […]

9 Nov, 2017

MOUNTAIN ESCAPE

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Stephen and Gale Barnett took great care to build a second home that blended with its environment

The Barnetts incorporated native materials into the home’s construction to match its surroundings.

When longtime Buckhead residents Stephen and Gale Barnett started searching for a second home, they knew exactly what they didn’t want in the community where they would live. They wanted to avoid a traditional golf, […]

9 Nov, 2017

SIGNS OF THE SEASON

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Mailboxes raise money and set the holiday scene

Mailboxes decorated by volunteers help fund programs at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

In 1991, Brookhaven resident Toni Rhett created The Mailbox Brigade in her neighborhood to raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) in appreciation for the recovery of her daughter, Alix. People paid to have the group decorate their mailboxes with fresh greenery, berries, magnolia […]

9 Nov, 2017

ONE ENCHANTED EVENING

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MEET RUDOLPH AND PALS AT THE CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER

Make magical holiday memories with the whole family at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Wonders event Dec. 10. Children of all ages will have a blast getting to meet live reindeer and experiencing the center’s new winter exhibit, featuring fairy houses and gnome homes. Other highlights include crafts, face painting, marshmallow roasting, story time and more. If […]

9 Nov, 2017

GET REEL

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Buckhead’s Kenny Blank heads up the world’s largest Jewish film festival

Kenny Blank was always interested in entertainment, even staging puppet shows for his family as a child. These days, he has a job that puts him squarely in that arena—serving as the executive director of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, the city’s most-attended film festival and the world’s largest Jewish film festival.

Born in Queens, New York, […]

9 Nov, 2017

DON WE NOW OUR GARISH APPAREL

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ANNUAL EVENT EMBRACES THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER

Finally, you have a good reason to sport that cheesy Christmas sweater your great-aunt gave you 10 years ago. On Dec. 16, grab your tackiest holiday garb and join hundreds of other revelers for the third annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. This guided Buckhead  area bar tour kicks off at Buckhead Saloon with a registration party featuring raffles and giveaways. […]

9 Nov, 2017

NIBBLES FOR NIGHT OWLS

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New to Andrews Square, adjoining restaurants Bar Americano and Bar Crema give Buckhead residents the chance to indulge their late-night hunger pangs.

Explains Executive Chef Adam Waller, “In a neighborhood known for its late-night bar scene, we noticed that the late-night food offerings were limited.” To remedy this, Bar Americano offers a selection of pizzas, two or three salads, bar snacks and a charcuterie plate until 2 […]

9 Nov, 2017

THE STYLE GUIDE FOR THE SEASON

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WHAT TO WEAR FOR EVERY OCCASION OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Tis the season when you feel like your calendar is filled with holiday festivities—office parties, gift exchanges, the list goes on and on. With your busy schedule, shopping for the perfect outfit might be the last thing you have time for, but we are here to help. We’ve put together some fun and festive looks to cover every occasion this holiday season.

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